Collaborative content creator

  • Published a book, article, or paper
  • Received an award or special recognition
  • Networked with other professionals
  • Earned one or more college degrees
  • Limited-edition achievement recognizing early members of Workfolio
  • Considerable experience using technology
  • Received one or more promotions within an organization

Collaborative content creator

Lesly Gregory
Meet Goals and Manage Projects through Strategic Thinking, Collaboration, and Innovation
Experienced and dedicated writer, copy editor, and project manager developing innovative strategies, producing effective content, and managing all components of project seamlessly from conception to launch through creative thinking and strong organizational skills. Outcome-focused professional thriving in collaborative environments while supporting team member growth and success.

Timeline

  1. -
    Freelance Content Creator, Independent Contractor

    Provide assistance writing, proofreading and copyediting for a variety of clients.  Currently, work most often consists of writing email campaigns for products and informational blog content for higher education. 

  2. -
    Marketing Manager, Content and Communities, Pearson

    Served as project lead to streamline and strengthen presence online through redesign and relaunch of student blog and creation of single community hub within new, unfamiliar platform.

  3. -
    Associate Project Manager/Marketing Specialist, Pearson

    Assisted with all marketing campaigns that touched multiple discipline areas in higher education market. Edited incoming copy related to market emails, organized resource distribution, tabulated class tests, and planned events. Established best practices and process for teams to incorporate into workflow.

  4. -
    Marketing Coordinator, Pearson

    Supported marketing team for higher education computer science products. Created promotional items, designed product catalogs, implemented innovative activities to draw in crowds during events, and assisted with booth design.

  5. -
    Bachelor's of Science in Journalism, Boston University

Experience Highlights

  • Marketing Manager, Content and Communities
    Streamlined and Strengthened online presence redesign and relaunch of blogs and communities.
  • Associate Project Manager/Marketing Specialist
    Assisted with all marketing campaigns touching multiple discipline areas in higher education market.

Education

  • B.S. Journalism
    Boston University

Interests

  • Freelance writer / editor
    looking for opportunities to freelance from home as a content creator, proofreader or copyeditor.

Skills

  • Writing
    20+
  • Marketing
    15
  • Project Management
    10
  • COntent Curation
    8
  • Copywriting
    8
  • Community Management
    7
  • Editorial calendar management
    6

Blog

The debate over the Oxford comma

I decided to write a blog post on this single topic because of my own personal interest. The very idea that a simple comma could create such controversy is both amusing and fascinating. How does this even happen? Why does this even happen? How can something be right and used everywhere one day, to simply become a matter of opinion the next? I decided to explore the issue, and here’s what I found.

Right or wrong

Interestingly enough, using or omitting the Oxford comma is neither right nor...

Location

Atlanta, GA